Pass mark 75% from twenty randomly chosen questions.
#1. Considering the following METAR for Catania-Fontanarossa airport: LICC 231020Z 23007KT 200V280 9999 FEW060 13/04 Q1028=. Which of the following statements is not incorrect?
Location: LICC Day of month: 23 Time: 10:20 UTC Wind: True direction = 230 degrees, Speed: 7 knots Wind direction is variable between 200 and 280 Visibility: 10 km or more Clouds: Few (1-2 oktas), at 6000 feet above aerodrome level Temperature: 13 degrees Celsius Dewpoint: 04 degrees Celsius QNH (Sea-level pressure): 1028 hPa
#2. At the passage of a warm front you would expect:
#3. The lapse rate for a dry parcel of air is:
#4. For smog to form:
#5. The __________ is the boundary in the Earth’s atmosphere between the troposphere and the stratosphere.
#6. Carburettor ice is formed
#7. A cold front moves ________ a warm front.
#8. The decode for hail in a METAR is:
#9. The region in which nearly all weather occurs is called:
#10. What is the wind that forms from the result of air warming on the side of a valley called?
#11. What is the wind that flows down the side of mountain slopes at night called?
#12. Water has a ________ Specific Heat Capacity than land. (Fill in the missing space correctly.)
#13. Your altimeter is set to zero on the ground, with an altimeter sub-scale reading of 1009 hPa. Before departing, you decide to set the altimeter to show your altitude. With a known airfield elevation of 330 feet AMSL, what sub-scale reading would you set your altimeter to, and what is this setting referred to?
#14. In the northern hemisphere, if you stand with your back to the wind, where would you expect the low pressure region to be?
#15. A wind whose direction has changed clockwise is said to have:
#16. Following the passage of a typical cold front, an observer at the surface would expect to experience which of the following conditions:
#17. The Geostrophic Wind flows:
#18. Take a look at this METAR: LMML 221530Z 18007KT -DZ BR OVC004 14/13 Q1003 – What Date and Time this report was issued?
#19. An occluded front is where:
#20. Density will be low when the:
Density varies directly with pressure, ie as pressure increases so does density. Temperature varies inversely with density, ie as temperature decreases, density increases.